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Council member Willie ‘Bae’ Lewis (right) speaks to City Manager Floyd Johnson

Port Arthur City Council and City Manager Floyd Johnson agreed Thursday, Jan. 30, in a closed executive session that Johnson would leave his position effective immediately.

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By Jennifer Johnson

Metro Editor

 

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Officer Mike Dempsey celebrated his retirement from the Pinehurst Police Department on Jan. 29 in the Pinehurst council chambers.

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Prater

Some criminals never learn, and Orange has definitely had its share of repeat offenders. This week, a man arrested for public intoxication and for sus­pected PCP use in January was again arrested in Orange, this time after reportedly stealing a car.

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Waller

A Port Arthur woman has been charged with murdering her ex-husband after he allowed her to move in when she was homeless.

Gayle Annette Waller, 52, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Jan. 30 for murder, a first-degree felony.

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